Pulled Pork with Florida Orange North Carolina-Style Barbecue Sauce


Pulled Pork:

  • 1 (2 pound) pork Boston butt roast
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 6 Hamburger buns

Florida Orange North Carolina–Style BBQ Sauce:

  • 1 cup Florida Orange Juice
  • 1 ½ cups distilled vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper, ground


For Pulled Pork:

  1. Preheat hot smoker to 250° F. Season Boston butt with salt and pepper. Smoke pork butt for 6 hours, until fork tender.

For Florida Orange North Carolina–Style Barbecue Sauce:

  1. Combine all ingredients in small saucepan. Bring to a simmer; remove from heat and cool completely.

To serve:

  1. Shred pork butt with fork. Season pork with Barbecue sauce; place Pulled Pork on bun. Serve with extra Florida Orange North Carolina–Style BBQ Sauce on the side. 

Alternate Slow Cooker Method:

  1. Place 2 sliced yellow onions in bottom of slow cooker. Season pork butt with salt and pepper; place on top of onions. Add 2 cups Florida Orange Juice and 2 teaspoons liquid smoke. Cook on low for 6 hours, until pork is fork tender.
    Serving Suggestion:

Serve with Florida Orange Molasses Baked Beans and Grapefruit Slaw.